Friday, 09 Jun, 2023


Bashundhara Kings Football Team Scores Big at Toggi Fun World

The Bashundhara Kings football team, winners of 3 consecutive championships in the Bangladesh Premier League, visited Toggi Fun World, the largest VR theme park in South Asia, for a day of team-building and entertainment. The players, both foreign and Bangladeshi, along with the

Next national election to be free and fair, says PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (Feb 15) said the next parliamentary election would be held in a free and fair manner as the Election Commission (EC) of Bangladesh is completely independent. She said: "The next election will be fair and free. I fought for democracy throughout

Khaleda’s Niko graft case indictment hearing on Feb 19

A Dhaka court today (Feb 14) fixed February 19 to hold hearing on charge framing in Niko graft case against BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia. Judge Sheikh Hafizur Rahman passed the order at a temporary courtroom of the Dhaka Special Judge's Court-9 at Dhaka Central Jail in

BNP begins march from Shyamoli to Bosila 

Leaders and activists of BNP's Dhaka North City unit have started marching towards Bosila from Shyamoli to press home their 10-point demand, including holding national election under a non-partisan interim government.  BNP standing committee member Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain

No interest in presidential election: BNP 

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has no interest in the presidential election, said party standing committee member Dr. Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Sunday (Feb 12). He was addressing a press conference at BNP Chairperson's Gulshan office in the capital. He said: "We do

BNP announces nationwide march on Feb 18

BNP leaders and activists will organize march programme in all cities across the country on February 18 to press home their 10-point demand, including holding election under a non-partisan interim government. Dr Khandkar Mosharraf Hossain, Standing Committee member of BNP made the

Presidential election: AL candidate Shahabuddin Chuppu submits nomination paper 

Former Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) commissioner Md Shahabuddin Chuppu on Sunday (Feb 12) submitted his nomination as the ruling Awami League candidate for the upcoming presidential polls on February 19. Earlier in the day, the party nominated him as its presidential candidate.

Presidential election: Nomination paper submission Sunday

Aspirants for the Presidential election will have to submit their nomination papers to Election Commission (EC) tomorrow. “According to the polls schedule, the nomination papers can be submitted to the Chief Election Commission (CEC) office till 4 pm tomorrow,” EC

BNP begins union-level march programme

The leaders and activists of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and its associate bodies have started marches in all the unions across Bangladesh on Saturday (Feb 11) morning to press home their 10-point demand. Ganatantra Mancha, Ganatantrik Bam Oikya, the 12-party alliance, Samamona

Nomination paper submission for Presidential election on Sunday

Aspirants for the Presidential election will have to submit their nomination papers to Election Commission (EC) on Sunday. "According to the polls schedule, the nomination papers can be submitted to the Chief Election Commission (CEC) office till 4 pm on February 12

Mirza Fakhrul flies to Singapore for treatment

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and his wife Rahat Ara Begum flew to Singapore for treatment on early Friday (Feb 10) night. BNP media wing member Sayrul Kabir Khan confirmed the matter.  Sayrul Kabir said that Mirza Fakhrul and

National Election to be held in December: Quader

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said that the national elections will be held on December, 2023. He was addressing a joint meeting with Dhaka Metropolitan North and South Awami League leaders at the party's central office on

AL thinks BNP as political opponent: Quader

Obaidul Quader, General Secretary of Bangladesh Awami League (AL) today (Feb 10) said we wanted to compete with BNP as a political opponent from the beginning, but they have always considered us as enemies. He was addressing a joint meeting with Dhaka Metropolitan North and South Awami

Turkey-Syria quake: BNP postpones today's march programme

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has postponed its road-march programme slated to begin at 2:00pm on Thursday in the capital, considering the recent terrible earthquakes in Turkey and Syria. BNP acting office secretary Sayed Imran Saleh Prince confirmed the matter on Wednesday (Feb

Moslem Uddin Ahmad MP passes away

Moslem Uddin Ahmad, a valiant freedom fighter and Awami League lawmaker from the Chattogram-8 constituency, died at a hospital in the capital early Monday. He was 73. He breathed his last around 12:38am while undergoing treatment at Evercare Hospital in the capital. Moslem Uddin had

BNP's ill politics impedes Bangladesh's progress in democracy index: Hasan  

Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Sunday said the country's democracy would have reached a better position in the democracy index if BNP didn't take the path of ill politics. He said: "BNP took the path of ill politics by boycotting and stepping down

Mohila Dal leader Sultana's case: Probe report submission March 23

A Dhaka court today (Feb 5) set March 23 for submitting the probe report against Sultana Ahmed, former general secretary of Jatiyatabadi Mohila Dal, in a Digital Security Act (DSA) case.   Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Rajesh Chowdhury passed the order as police failed to submit

No bar to GM Quader for performing party activities

The High Court cleared the way for GM Quader to perform his duties as Jatiya Party Chairman. A single HC bench of Justice Muhammad Abdul Hafiz passed the order on Sunday. On January 19, the HC stayed the lower court embargo on GM Quader for eight weeks. The court, at the same time,

BNP's march in all unions on February 11

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) will hold a march programme in all unions across the country on February 11 to realise their 10-point demand, including the formation of a caretaker government to hold the next national election. BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir made

Ganatantra Mancha's nationwide march on Feb 11

Ganatantra Mancha, an alliance of seven political parties, will organise a march and mass campaign programme across the country on February 11 to press home their 14-point demand, including the resignation of the Awami League (AL) government. Saiful Haque, general secretary of